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LACSON SAYS,

12 senators on
Napoles ‘pork’ list

More than a hundred government officials from the present and previous administrations have been implicated by so-called pork barrel scam queen Janet Lim-Napoles in a draft affidavit one-fourth ream-thick that her family provided rehabilitation czar and former Sen. Panfilo Lacson last month.

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Palace prepared
to charge its allies

Malacañang announced Wednesday it was prepared to prosecute allies of President Benigno Aquino III amid speculation that Liberal Party stalwarts had been implicated in the diversion of pork barrel funds to dubious foundations.

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WITH NAPOLES TURNAROUND

Whistle-blowers
now alarmed

The lawyers of whistle-blower Benhur Luy and prospective state witness Ruby Tuason on Wednesday said their clients and other whistle-blowers were “disturbed” by the possibility of Janet Lim-Napoles turning state’s witness.

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SANCTIONS LIFTED

PH, HK end
bitter row

After nearly seven months of negotiations, the Philippines and Hong Kong on Wednesday announced a “win-win” solution to provide closure to the 2010 Manila hostage tragedy that claimed the lives of eight people and injured seven others from this Chinese special administrative region.

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Filipinos love US
more than Yanks

Filipinos rank first in a global survey on the image of the United States, beating even the Americans when it comes to a favorable view of the United States.

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SANCTIONS ALSO LIFTED

Hong Kong accepts
PH apology

The Hong Kong government has finally accepted the apology of the Philippines over the 2010 Manila Hostage Crisis after Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada travelled there to apologize to the relatives of the victims.

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LAWYER BRUCE RIVERA SAYS

Napoles isn’t ‘pork’
scam mastermind

Detained businesswoman and pork barrel Queen Janet Lim-Napoles is ready to spill the beans to prove that “she is not the mastermind” of the multi-billion pork barrel scam, her legal counsel said Wednesday.

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